Congratulations to this year's recipients of HRI's Prizes for Research in the Humanities! These prizes recognize outstanding humanities research at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.
Join us to celebrate at the Prizes for Research Ceremony and Reception on Thursday, May 4, 4:00–5:30 p.m. at Levis Faculty Center, Room 422.
John Levi Barnard (Comparative and World Literature), “Colonization to Climate Change: American Literature and a Planet on Fire,” in Oxford Handbook of Twentieth-Century American Literature. Leslie Bow and Russ Castronovo, eds. (Oxford UP, 2022): 40–58.
Julie Gaillard (French and Italian), “‘Returning 'home’? Or Dwelling in the Pixel Age: On Invader’s Intermedial Invasion,” in Returning (Nostalgia)/Retourner (la nostalgie), Intermédialités/Intermediality, André Habib, Suzanne Paquet, Carl Therrien (eds.), n°39 (Spring 2022): 1–24.
Alana Ackerman (Anthropology), “‘I Hope They Don’t Find Me Here”: Persecution, Encuentros, and Refuge Across Borders in the Global South,” submitted for ANTH 599: Thesis Research, directed by Professors Andrew Orta and Gilberto Rosas.
Christopher Thomas Goodwin (History), “What Difference Does a (Disabled) Husband Make: Disabled Veterans, Women, and the Limits of Population Policy in the Third Reich,” submitted for HIST 599: Thesis Research, directed by Professor Peter Fritzsche.
Laura Garcia (Anthropology), “Climate of Fear Among Mexican Journalism,” submitted for ANTH 498: Senior Capstone Seminar, taught by Professors Cris Hughes and Jessica Greenberg.
Jaylon Muchison (Theatre: Acting), “We Tell Stories: The Influence of Yoruba Performance in Contemporary Theatre,” nominated by Professor Kristen Pullen and submitted for THEA 304: Global Theatre, taught by Professor Pullen.
Congratulations to all of this year's recipients!